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2006-01-08 20:45:00

A standoff between environmental activists Greenpeace and a Japanese whaling fleet in remote icy waters near Antarctica has escalated, with both sides accusing each other of dangerously ramming their vessels.

2005-12-22 22:06:00

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia should send a navy ship to monitor a Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, Australia's minority Greens party said on Friday, as the Japanese ships kept trying to fend off Greenpeace protesters.

2005-12-22 00:19:45

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - A Japanese whaling fleet and Greenpeace environmental activists are involved in a stand-off in the remote Southern Ocean near the coast of Antarctica with the two sides accusing each other of ramming their vessels.

2005-12-22 10:15:00

A Japanese whaling fleet and Greenpeace environmental activists are involved in a stand-off in the remote Southern Ocean near the coast of Antarctica with the two sides accusing each other of ramming their vessels.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.